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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Social Media Specialist/Water Ski Team Coach

DEPARTMENT:
Office of Public Information/Division of Student Affairs

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Media Relations, the Social Media Specialist will:

  1. Provide expert construction of strategic communications plans using new media, including video.
  2. Provide expert graphic design and writing skills required to construct powerful info graphics that support ULM's system wide PR plan.
  3. Maintain expert skill in using social media platforms during crises.
  4. Contribute articles to the ULM magazine, E-newsletter, and general press releases.
  5. Utilize expert skill in devising, interpreting and applying robust analytics to broaden social media engagement and message penetration.
  6. Provide expert experience in integrating social media with external communications strategies.
  7. Create content for websites, departmental website, blogs and new media with minimal direct supervision.
  8. Devise and spearhead online campaigns that advance the university and its advocacy efforts.
  9. Advise campus practitioners on website and social media strategies.
  10.  Monitor relevant news, online conversations and social media trends.
  11. Maintain currency in online and web applications, trends and tools.
  12. Support media coverage with proactive social media and online strategies.
  13. Support the Assistant Director with clerical duties as needed, including receptionist duties.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

This position requires:

  1. Proficiency in AP writing style
  2. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in public relations, communications, online communications, journalism or a related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience is required.
  3. Three or more years of public relations and/or public affairs experience with demonstrated expert experience in social media campaigns and new media 
  4. Campus social media experience is preferred
  5. Direct experience managing complex social media sites and websites
  6. Technical expertise in building and maintaining social media channels and websites with strong working knowledge of the industry-standard tools
  7. Strong writing, proof reading and editing skills
  8.  Ability to analyze and select pertinent facts and integrate them into communications vehicles
  9. Self-starter who initiates concepts that support the department's strategic communications plan
  10. Superior organizational and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  11.  Ability to work independently under general supervision with specialized or varied communication assignments related to public affairs, media relations, etc.
  12. Attention to detail and ability to work independently with limited direct supervision
  13. Ability to read and understand social media and website metrics reports

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Water Ski Team Coach will:

  1. Responsible for recruiting and selecting the members of the ULM Water Ski Team.
  2. Works closely with recruits and other university departments to assist in the admission of both domestic and international students to the university.
  3. Responsible for the administrative processes and documentation associated with the student related functions of the Water Ski Team:  admission to the University, scholarships, eligibility and Water Ski Team Rules and Responsibilities.
  4. Responsible for managing the daily business operations associated with the Water Ski Team.
  5. Manages the scholarship and operation accounts associated with the ULM Water Ski Team.
  6. Responsible for managing the logistic and facility operations associated with the ULM Water Ski Team.
  7. Responsible for supervising the appropriate use of the ULM Water Ski Team boat. Coordinates required boat maintenance with any outside vendor. Secures boat and related equipment during inclement weather.
  8. Interacts daily with Water Ski Team members to ensure safe skiing practices are being followed and that team members are completing all necessary skiing and training.
  9. Ensures that all Water Ski Team Members are properly trained in boat operation, boat safety practices and following all policies related to boat operation and safety.
  10. Responsible for working with the ULM safety officer to be compliant with all university and system boating safety policies and completion of safety reports.  All team members are required to have completed the Louisiana Boater’s Safety Course.
  11. Responsible for maintaining USA Water Ski Team Affiliation for the ULM Water Ski Team and completing all online requirements for team practice and event sanctioning.
  12. Interacts daily with Team Captains and team members to ensure that skiers are completing all assigned tasks and that the boat, boat ramp, ski jump and dock areas are being maintained properly.
  13. Meets weekly with the Water Ski Team Graduate Assistant and Team Captains to discuss and take action on team business.
  14. Schedules and supervises Water Ski Team Meetings.
  15. Coordinates all planning and logistics associated with home water ski tournaments.
  16. Assists with the scheduling and coordination of the ULM Water Ski Team’s public appearances and exhibitions for both University and community functions.
  17. Makes arrangements for all Water Ski Team tournament travel in accordance with State and University Travel Policies and guidelines.
  18. Completes all necessary documents required for travel including but not limited to:  vehicle request forms, travel authorizations, travel advances and travel expense reports.
  19. Travels with the ULM Water Ski Team to all Water Ski Tournaments.
  20. Complies with all ULM and State safety regulations as well as with the ULM Code of Student Conduct.
  21. Works with the ULM Office of Public Information to develop and implement a promotional plan for the ULM Water Ski Team.
  22. Completes all required annual training including but not limited to:  Safety Training, Ethics Training and Title IX Training.

Note:   This position requires some evening, weekend and inclement weather work. 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.
  2. Minimum of three years working in a coaching/ management capacity in three event, competitive water skiing.
  3. At least three years facility management and competitive water ski boat driving experience.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills required and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and staff on a daily basis.
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  6. Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Qualifications and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Business or related field.
  2. Minimum of three years working in a coaching/ management capacity in three event, competitive water skiing.
  3. At least three years facility management and competitive water ski boat driving experience.
  4. Demonstrated experience in website design.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills required and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and staff on a daily basis.
  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  7. Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Appointment:  Full Time Professional Staff (non-tenure) 12 months 

Salary
Commensurate with experience

Closing Date:
Review of applications will begin on July 27, 2016 and close on July 29, 2016.

Applications:

Interested candidates are to send a letter of application, resume, three letters of recommendation and college transcripts to:

Camile Currier, Interim - Vice President for Student Affairs
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA  71209
(318) 342-5237 currier@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

POSITION:
Counselor (5892)                                                                       

DEPARTMENT:                 
Counseling Center

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide individual, couples, family and group counseling services for personal or academic concerns
  2. Provide crisis intervention and counseling services for students with acute psychological problems and work closely with other mental health and medical professionals on and off campus in the provision of these services
  3. Provide emergency counseling services during non-office hours, as needed
  4. Refer students for specialized treatment and facilitate inpatient psychiatric hospitalization for students who are determined to be a danger to self or others
  5. Provide training and psycho-educational workshops to students and the campus community on issues related to mental health, with some programs occurring in the evening
  6. Provide campus-wide training on the Counseling Center’s services, with an emphasis on educating faculty, staff and students on how to make appropriate referrals to the Counseling Center
  7. Attend annual training for Ethics, Title IX and other required University trainings
  8. Fulfill professional obligations including maintaining current licensure/certification through the State of Louisiana and participating in professional development opportunities as required by licensing board
  9. Attend quarterly departmental safety meetings
  10. Responsible for maintaining systematic case records as required by professional standards and applicable statutes
  11. Maintain accurate records for annual Student Affairs reports
  12. Plan and conduct research
  13. Serve on committees, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.            Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work.

2.            Two to five years of experience in the university, community-based agency, mental health, private practice or social service related environment.

3.            State Licensure and Board Certification preferred.

SALARY:
The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until July 30 or until the position is filled.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Send letter of application, resume including 3 references including phone number for contacts, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

ULM Counseling Center
Attention – Karen Foster
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

POSITION:                    
Coordinator of Advising Support for eULM (5886)

Classification:  Unclassified Staff
Supervisor:  Director of Retention

POSITION SUMMARY:
Serves as primary coordinator in the Student Success Center in support of eULM university advising, automated degree audit/advisor tracking, and transfer credit evaluation. Assists in retention program coordination.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintains currency in degree requirements and curricula in all colleges, with a focus on online programs.
2. Communicates with academic colleges, departments, and curriculum committees regarding curricula.
3. Manages data entry into degree audit system, with a focus on online students, to include:

4. Communicates with Programming about curricula and automated degree audit support; works with Programming and colleges to solve erroneous audits. Also works with exceptional online student records where degree plans deviate.
5. Reports to the Director of Retention on online university curricular information. Assists Director of Retention on University Advising Committee.
6. Is an ex officio member of the University Curriculum Committee. Works with Chair to ensure that information from the committee is correctly translated to the online degree audit.
7. Provides analysis and integration of online degree requirements to SSC and other campus entities.
8. Serves as the campus focal point for transcript evaluation and posting of credit in Banner for online students.
9. Works with Admissions and Registrar on transcript flow for online students.
10. Maintains Banner Articulation Library and supporting materials for course equivalencies/comparisons.
11. Initiates development of materials required for position; maintains and updates materials.
12. Resolves problems, especially for online students, related to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material.
13. Collects data and participates in assessment of use of degree audit for online students. Collects data on advising of online students and generates reports for Director of Retention.
14. Remains up-to-date on university policies, procedures, and student requirements; includes familiarity with ULM catalogs, degree requirements, drop/adds, financial aid, student handbooks, etc.
15. Attends staff meetings and training sessions, and maintains currency in profession. Participates on college committees for eULM as needed.
16. May supervise undergraduate and graduate student employees; may participate in training and evaluative sessions and recommend methods to improve performance.
17. When determined by Director of Retention, collaborates as a team member on development, coordination, and implementation of online student retention initiatives, workshops, and other related programs.
18. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

APPLICATIONS:
Review of applications will begin on July 25, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:

Barbara Michaelides, Director of Retention
Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center
University of Louisiana
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA  71209-1196

Or electronic submission of materials to:

pate@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

 


 

POSITION:   
Facilities Coordinator for Student Union Building and Student Center (5877) 

DEPARTMENT:      
Office of Student Services, Division of Student Affairs

JOB DUTIES: 
The Office of Student Services seeks a qualified individual to fill a position as the Facilities Coordinator for the Student Union Building and Student Center.  Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Student Affairs, related discipline, or business related field, master's degree preferred and experience in scheduling, facility and programmatic management. This individual must have a proven record of computer application experience and a familiarity with Excel, Access, Microsoft Word, and windows based applications.  The successful candidate will also have high levels of problem solving, team building, and communication skills, both verbally and written, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit.

SALARY & BENEFITS: 
Commensurate with experience.

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin on June 27th and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 
Send letter, resume, three letters of recommendation to:

Office of Student Services
The University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Avenue, SC 239
Monroe, LA  71209-2300
Telephone:  (318) 342-5230

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

POSITION:  
Assistant Track & Field Coach (5872) 

DEPARTMENT:     
Athletics

JOB DUTIES:
Will work under the direction of the Head Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach. Primary duties shall include assisting the Head Coach in the organization, management, and administration of NCAA Division I Track & Field program. Responsibilities shall include but not limited to: teaching proper fundamentals and techniques, recruiting, practice management, and assist in monitoring academic progress of student-athletes within the T&F program. Additional responsibilities include assisting with coordination of showcase events, athletic department fundraising objectives, and increasing community support through positive public relations initiatives. The successful candidate must have and maintain a thorough knowledge and commitment to compliance with all NCAA and Sun Belt Conference rules and regulation as well as perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; collegiate experience preferred. Experience in recruiting successful student-athletes preferred, must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to work with a diverse population.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit letter of application, resume, and references to: ULM Department of Athletics, JD Malone, Head Coach, 308 Warhawk Way, Monroe, LA 71209 or Malone@ulm.edu.  

You may visit our website at www.ulmwarhawks.com

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Academic Advisor (5867)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Serve as an Academic Advisor to general studies, undeclared, pre-pharmacy, and all pre-professional Health Sciences majors in the Student Success Center, which offers support services to ULM students. For students that have declared an academic major, the focus will be on early intervention and strengthening academic and/or college survival skills. Career planning will be offered as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides academic advising, including analysis and integration, for new and continuing college students, collegiate students, specifically, for general studies, undeclared, pre-pharmacy majors, and all pre-professional Health Sciences majors.

2. Provides academic advising assistance for majors other than those stated above to all colleges across campus. This assistance may be pre-advising sessions, training to faculty advisors, materials development and creation, as needed.

3. Provides career planning, helping students make decisions on college majors and career opportunities. Collaborates with Career Connections and refers students to career information.

4. Makes students aware of campus and community resources. Resolves problems related to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material.

5. Evaluates transfer credits and applicability of academic credit to program requirements.

6. Collaborates as a team member on development, coordination, and implementation of student retention initiatives, workshops, and other related programs.

7. Remains up-to-date regarding university policies, procedures, and student requirements; includes familiarity with student handbooks, ULM catalogs, degree requirements, drop/adds, financial aid, etc.

8. Collects data and participates in assessment of services. Creates reports and maintains student files. Uses technology to enhance delivery of service to students.

9. Attends staff meetings and training sessions, and maintains currency in profession. Participates on college committees as needed.

10. Assists in the development and implementation of Student Success Center materials.

11. May supervise undergraduate and graduate student employees; may participate in training and evaluative sessions and recommend methods to improve performance.

12. Plays an instrumental role in the processing, support services, and referrals related to the Beginning Freshmen Initiative and other retention programs.

13. Prepares for and teaches the University Seminar (UNIV 1001 & 1010) each fall and spring semester; prepares and teaches other university classes in appropriate content areas as directed.

14. Works with target students like scholarship recipients, emerging scholars, non-traditional students, and other groups as needed.

15. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

APPLICATIONS:
Review of applications will begin on June 20, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send letter, resumé, and three letters of recommendation to:

Barbara Michaelides, Director of Retention
Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center
University of Louisiana
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA 71209-1196

or electronic submission of materials to:

pate@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Coordinator of Industry and Student Relations, Instructor of Ag Business (5863)

DEPARTMENT:
College of Business and Social Sciences

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working under the direction of the Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences, the coordinator will:

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Ag Business, Business, or related field and successful experience in the Ag Business industry or related business fields.  Preferred qualifications include university experience in teaching, student affairs, recruitment and admissions, and marketing. 

APPLICATIONS:
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a current resume, and contact information for three references by June 24 2016 (electronic submission acceptable) to:

Dr. Ron Berry, Dean
College of Business and Social Sciences
700 University Avenue
Monroe LA  71209
rberry@ulm.edu    
(318) 342-1100

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Transfer Evaluation Specialist (5841)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Serves as responsible individual in the Student Success Center for transfer credit evaluation in support of university advising and automated degree audit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serves as the campus focal point for transcript evaluation and posting of credit in Banner.
  2. Evaluates academic transcripts and determines appropriate granting of credit, ensuring adherence to all academic policies related to the receipt of transfer credit and the use of credit toward graduation requirements.  Verifies that records are authentic and works with Admissions personnel as necessary to ensure receipt of appropriate documentation.
  3. Manages transcript workflow in ImageNow, working with Admissions and Registrar for timely transcript posting.
  4. Maintains Banner Articulation Library and supporting materials for course equivalencies/comparisons.
  5. Maintains currency in degree requirements and curricula in all colleges.
  6. Assists Coordinator of Advising Support with data entry into degree audit system to include:  catalog information, transfer credits, and degree codes to ensure exact mapping of four digit codes for degree requirements
  7. Reports to the Director of Retention on university curricular information.
  8. Initiates development of materials required for position; maintains and updates materials.
  9. Resolves problems related to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material.
  10. Remains up-to-date on university policies, procedures, and student requirements; includes familiarity with ULM catalogs, degree requirements, drop/adds, financial aid, student handbooks, etc.
  11. Attends staff meetings and training sessions, and maintains currency in profession. Participates on college committees as needed.
  12. May supervise undergraduate and graduate student employees; may participate in training and evaluative sessions and recommend methods to improve performance.
  13. When determined by Director of Retention, collaborates as a team member on development, coordination, and implementation of student retention initiatives, workshops, and other related programs.
  14. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Review of applications will begin on June 6, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send letter, resume’ and three letters of recommendation to:

Barbara Michaelides
Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center
University of Louisiana
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-1196

Or electronic submission of materials to:   pate@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Director of Purchasing (5836)

DEPARTMENT:
Business Affairs

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position reports to the Chief Business Officer and is responsible for providing leadership and management of the purchasing and procurement operations for The University of Louisiana at Monroe.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Five years’ experience in purchasing and procurement.  Experience in higher education and Louisiana state purchasing laws are preferred.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience.  Appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested candidates should send a letter of application and contact information for three references to:

Dr. William Graves, Chief Business Officer
Business Affairs
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA  71209-0200

or

Email:  graves@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT 
Academic Counselor (5824)

POSITION SUMMARY
This position serves as an academic counselor within the Student Success Center offering academic support services to student-athletes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position reports directly to the Director of Retention and to the Coordinator of Academic Counseling.

The duties and responsibilities for this position include:

  • Maintaining the highest standard of integrity through compliance with all University, Sun Belt Conference and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Responsible for identifying and addressing the academic needs of student-athletes in the sports assigned, by providing, or arranging for the provision of, academic support services
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records on assigned student-athletes
  • Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes throughout the academic year, to include:
    • Providing academic counseling assistance in the areas of course selection and registration for student-athletes assigned to this position
    • Monitoring and approving classes to be added/dropped by assigned student-athletes, including counseling students about such matters
    • Reviewing and approving curriculum/major changes processed by assigned student athletes, including counseling students about such matters
  • Assisting student-athletes to understand the nature and purpose of a University education and guide student-athletes toward individual responsibility, to include directing the student-athlete to:
    • Become familiar with University policies, registration procedures and regulations
    • Utilize all of the University’s resources
    • Obtain information about numerous academic programs available
    • Assume responsibility for planning and monitoring his or her academic progress
    • Develop a sense of belonging within the University
  • Communicating regularly with the Director of Retention, Coordinator of Academic Counseling, the Assistant Director of Athletics for Academic and Compliance, and the Head Coach (or designee) regarding academic programming and the academic and eligibility status of assigned student-athletes
  • Communicating with advisors and faculty as needed in order to provide appropriate support to student-athletes
  • Reviewing academic credentials of prospective student-athletes and providing recommendations to the coaching staff
  • Meeting with prospective student-athletes, parents and others during regular office hours and occasional weekends during heavy recruiting periods
  • Coordinate the NCAA Academic Performance Program

Other duties include:

  • Keeping up-to-date information on Department, University, Sun Belt Conference and NCAA policies and bylaws
  • Serving as referral agent to other University services
  • Attending staff meetings and participating in appropriate professional development and office activities
  • Assisting in coordination of Supervised Study and Mentoring Programs
  • Performing other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in a related field is required.  Professional experience in intercollegiate athletics is desirable, direct experience with academic counseling is ideal.  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work occasional nights and weekends is required.

APPLICATIONS
Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.  Send cover letter, résumé with references, and three letters of recommendation to:

Barbara Michaelides, Director of Retention
Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, Louisiana 71209-1196

or electronic submission of materials to:
pate@ulm.edu


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Administrative Fellow for Academic Affairs (5809)

DEPARTMENT:
Office of Academic Affairs

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a direct report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), the Administrative Fellow will assist the VPAA with and/or supervise assigned projects that have a strategic influence on the University’s academics.  These projects will vary from time to time and will be directed toward initiatives supporting, for example, the University’s strategic plan.  The individual will be an active participant in the Dean’s Council and may act as the VPAA’s representative on occasion.  This full-time administrative position will be for a 12-month period beginning July 1, 2016.

Primary Responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:  Be an active, full-time, tenured faculty member of ULM; have an interest in gaining experience at the senior administrative level; possess excellent communication skills; have the ability to multitask and assess priorities; have the ability to see the big picture while attending to detail; possess experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Preferred:  Have experience with (1) Banner, (2) MS Excel PivotTables and formulas, and/or (3) statistical software.

SALARY:
Annualized base faculty salary plus $15,000 administrative stipend.

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Email a .pdf file containing a letter of interest and a current curriculum vita to lanham@ulm.edu.  The letter of interest should include evidence of and/or discuss your

Selection will be based on candidate qualifications and an interview with the VPAA and Academic Affairs staff.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Director of Residential Life (5789)

DEPARTMENT:
Residential Life

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for (1) all areas pertaining to programming in the residence halls, (2) selection and training of Resident Assistants and Hall Directors, (3) move-in and move-out, (4) summer camps, (5) student conduct issues pertaining to residential life, (6) conducting monthly building inspections, (7) review and approve duty log reports submitted to eRezlife, (8) execute fire drills in the residence halls per year, (9) teaching the RA class each fall and spring, and (10) other related duties as assigned. The candidate must be willing to be on call weekends, nights and some holidays.

This is a live on campus position with a furnished two bedroom apartment. All utilities, washer/dryer, cable TV, internet, Wi-Fi and local phone service are included in the compensation package as is a meal plan for on campus dining.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

Candidate must have a Master Degree in Student Affairs or a related field and 3-5 years’ experience working in student housing. Good oral and written communication skills are required. Candidate should have a working knowledge of Windows 7, Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of eRezLife and Maxient programs preferred.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin on March 1 , 2016 and will continue until position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:

Residential Life
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave UC II
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: (318) 342-5240

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
News and Public Affairs Director (5736)

DEPARTMENT:
KEDM Public Radio

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is in search of an experienced, energetic, and organized individual to help lead and manage public radio station KEDM’s news and information programming and related operations.  This position oversees the local news and information service of KEDM, including the production of in-depth features, interviews, and spot stories.  We are looking for someone with a strong commitment to story telling.  The News and Public Affairs Director must work cooperatively with the station management team, staff members, volunteers, and the general public.  This is a 12-month professional position reporting to the Director of University Broadcasting.  The News and Public Affairs Director shall perform the following duties:

1.  Work closely with the Director of University Broadcasting to develop the vision for all news and information programming.

2.  Plan, gather, write, produce, edit and announce news stories; conduct interviews; produce long-form, public affairs, and spot news programming.

3.  Serve as local, live on-air Morning Edition host.

4.  Develop and supervise production of non-news information programming.

5.  Provide special event and emergency news and information coverage when needed.

6.  Work extended hours, including weekend, evening, and holiday work, as needed. 

7.  Recruit, supervise, provide training for, and mentor news and public affairs staff, volunteers and student interns.

8.  Work in a broadcast studio/office environment and on remote locations; must have reliable personal transportation.

9.  Maintain the quarterly issues/programs reports for the F.C.C. public file.

10.  Assist in fundraising efforts and community outreach, such as membership drives and events, as needed.

11.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of University Broadcasting.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Required:

1.  Four-year college degree in journalism, communications, political science or related field, plus four years journalism experience, print and/or broadcast.

2.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

3.  Demonstrated research/investigative journalistic skills.

4.  Ability to prioritize and handle several projects at once.

5.  Sound organizational skills, with great attention to detail.

6.  Ability to meet objectives under deadline pressure.

7.  Ability to work in a group environment, and to take direction well.

Preferred:

8.  On-air experience and experience working with sound recordings, radio production and digital audio editing.

9.  Experience in digital publishing, social media for news and the NPR Core Publisher content management system.

10.  Experience training others in the above skills.

11.  Knowledge of the National Public Radio format and public radio style.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience.  Appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

CLOSING DATE:
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, resume, three letters of recommendation, and an aircheck/portfolio to:

Jay Curtis, Director of University Broadcasting
University of Louisiana at Monroe
250 Stubbs Hall, 401 Bayou Drive
Monroe, LA 71209-8214

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: 
Assistant Tennis Coach (5666)

DEPARTMENT:    
Athletics

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will work under the direction of the Head Tennis Coach. Primary duties shall include assisting the Head Coach in the organization, management, and administration of NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis program. Responsibilities shall include but not limited to: recruiting, scheduling, practice management, and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes within the tennis program. Additional responsibilities include assisting with athletic department fundraising objectives, and increasing community support through positive public relations initiatives. The successful candidate must have and maintain a thorough knowledge and commitment to compliance with all NCAA and Sun Belt Conference rules and regulation as well as perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; collegiate experience preferred. Experience in recruiting successful student-athletes preferred, must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to work with a diverse population.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATIONS:
Submit letter of application, resume, and references to:

ULM Department of Athletics
Terrence DeJongh, Head Tennis Coach
308 Warhawk Way
Monroe, LA 71209  

You may visit our website at www.ulmwarhawks.com

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

  


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